Saturday, January 26, 2008

Designing What We Live In, Where We Live At , How We Live

As the TEDblog reminds us,"The D in TED stands for Design" -- and two recent talks demonstrate why.

Two more world class designers are featured, one for the building - Frank Gehry and one for what we put in it - Paola Antonelli.

Legendary architect Frank Gehry, in conversation with Richard Saul Wurman, looks back over his career and shares the deepest truths of his architectural practice. Watch this talk >> on many topics, including the power of failure, the importance of collaboration, and the need for architects to bring personal expression to the table. And MOMA design curator Paola Antonelli makes the case that this is a very special moment for design, right here, right now. Watch this talk >>; on a whistlestop tour of some design exhibitions she has organized, including "Mutant Materials," "Workspheres" and "Safe."

On 1/17/08, the TED | TEDBlog let us know that Antonelli had been promoted to senior curator of the New York Museum of Modern Art's department of architecture and design. The promotion was announced by MoMA 's director Glenn Lowry. Paola is currently preparing "Design and the Elastic Mind; an exhibition on science, design and innovation that will open at MoMA on February 24.

TED is following a similar path with my Designing New Paradigms online folder, which will now include these two TEDTalks, by making a dedicated page to design in new Theme: Architectural Inspiration .

Guy Kawasaki 's The Art Of The Start Can Apply To Paradigm Pathways As Well

Although Guy Kawasaki is well-known in the web 2.0 world, my introduction to him has been more gradual. The first introduction to him and his work being through in the So Money (of any currency) Can Buy Happiness post. Then through the ChangeThis site in the Optimism Is Not For Wimps post.

Guy Kawasaki's contribution is ChangeThis :: The Art of the Start

A former Apple Fellow and entrepreneur extraordinaire, Guy talks about up-starting a start-up. A sneak preview from his upcoming book, "The Art of the Start." Guy encourages entrepreneurs to make meaning, make mantra, and get going. According to Kawasaki, some examples of making 'meaning' are: make the world a better place, increase the quality of life, right a terrible wrong, and prevent the end of something good. Plus, his brilliant FAQ's (frequently avoided questions) will answer almost all your fears about starting a new business.

All of which are goals that this weblog can support. More recently, the topic of discussion in an The Entrepreneurial Mind post was again Guy Kawasaki
Guy offered many pearls of wisdom, but one of the best that I had not heard from him before was this:

"An old Chinese proverb says this: 'If you wait by the river eventually the body of your enemy will float by.'"

Dr. Cornwall sees this as advising us that,

Too many entrepreneurs are impatient and impulsive. They lock themselves into a cat and mouse game with competitors. In doing so, they become too clever by half. Put your energy into your employees and your customers.

Good things take time. It takes time to build a successful business and it takes time to build wealth. Take the high road, work hard, stick to your vision, make your customers your evangelists, and all those competitors you are obsessing about will take care of themselves.

It probably best though to let Guy Kawasaki do the talking himself which he does in this Art of the Start video.

diigo tags: advice, business, entrepreneurship, learning, management

Thursday, January 24, 2008

The Power of Many! Music For All?

Small Business Trend's small business expert Steven Teo writes about New Business Ideas: The Power of Many

Termed "crowdsourcing" by Wired Magazine, this trend looks set to be exploited by businesses and entrepreneurs who appreciate the power of crowds and communities:

One site Steven provided was of particular interest because it could potentially serve as a very viable solution for musicians looking for a new path

    • Independent music site Amie Street knows economics inside out. It uses demand-driven pricing to let the community dictate the pricing of the tracks it sells on the website. Prices begin at zero and rise up depending on demand and supply factors. Community members recommend their favorite music and give back 70% of proceeds to artists after the first $5 in sales. We like it because it encourage musicians to mobilize their fan bases to support their music.

    Organizing For A Better Path

    Those who love peace must learn to organize as well as those who love war."

    --Martin Luther King Jr.,
    civil rights leader

    Thoughts On The Fates

    The Fates lead those who will; those who won't, they drag.

    - Seneca ...

    Belmont's Andy Tabar is Finalist in B-Plan Competition and IdeaBlob

    For anybody who has been following Belmont's Andy Tabar entrepreneurial endeavors, he is Finalist in B-Plan Competition according to The Entrepreneurial Mind.

    TechKnowledge Point announced the ten national semifinal ventures coming to the 5th Annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (S.E.E.D.) National Collegiate Venture Forum on March 14th and 15th at the Reagan Ranch Center in downtown Santa Barbara. Congratulations to Belmont University junior Andy Tabar for making the semifinals of this year's competition. Andy is an entrepreneurship major here at Belmont.

    The vision of SEED is to help top collegiate ventures secure capital funding. SEED completes preliminary due diligence on dozens of business plans submitted by the December deadline, then invites the most promising ventures to present their business plans to a world-class panel of evaluators, early-stage investors, and product development and market-industry specialists. SEED attracts dozens of qualified investors to see the presentations (angel investors, hedge fund managers, private equity managers, venture capital fund managers, and investment bankers).

    Andy has been featured before in this weblog as an entrant for the IdeaBlob competition. The voting for the finals round Andy is in ends on January 31st.

    Wednesday, January 23, 2008

    Marketing Links Worth Coming Back To From Seth Godin

    Recently, this weblog stated the intention to not merely repeat a single topic or issue that has already been presented numerous times but rather try to combine a number of sources and/or resources. However, since Seth Godin has a past post where he tells us that he has more marketing links than you can read in a weekend via Seth's Blog, I am going to let him do the work.

    Tamar has found some good stuff.

    Plus, four posts recommended by Maki:

    40+ Social News Websites: A List of General and Niche Social Media Communities

    The Secret to Building a Popular Blog (and Getting Tons of Readers)

    Are You Using the Right Content Development Strategy for Your Website?

    16 Effective Strategies to Expand Your Blog’s Reach in 2008

    Social Entrepreneurship: Awards For Past Success Advice For Future Success

    The Entrepreneurial Mind reports on the: 2008 Social Entrepreneur Awards

    • Fast Company has released its 2008 Social Entrepreneur Awards.

      They now include a category that includes for-profit social entrepreneurs. This is a growing trend as social entrepreneurs see fewer advantages and more headaches associated with non-profit status.

    This weblog has been following one of the Social Entrepreneur winners, Acumen Fund, and the concept of social entrepreneurship for some time, with a good deal of insight being provided by Entrepreneurial Mind. This has been from the perspectives of both global paradigm shifts now ongoing throughout the world and personal paradigm shifts for myself.

    Responding to a request from a reader, Dr. Cornwall provides some additional insights regarding social entrepreneurs.

    Sure. Many social entrepreneurs view the traditional non-profit model as being too encumbering, restrictive, and expensive. Many are developing business models in which they generate revenues that can support their causes.

    For example, Pura Vida coffee sells free trade coffee. They are a for-profit company. But the owners have committed to funneling all of the profits to help support and develop the farmers who grow their coffee.

    We find more and more of today's social entrepreneurs who believe that the IRS places too many restrictions on the non-profits of the world. They would rather use free enterprise to pursue their social objectives.

    Go to Pura Vida's web site or to CoolPeopleCare's web site to see some examples of this growing trend.

    If we take the position that social-entrepreneurs need the same business skills sets as private business entrepreneurs and that dependency on governments is more of a limitation than a help then this idea has definite merit.

    New ideas are also coming from Seth Godin regarding social entrepreneurs, philanthropic organizations and 'new' marketing.

    I gave at the office via Seth's Blog by Seth Godin on 1/9/08

    Mark Rovner has an insightful post about the current state of fundraising and non-profits.

    Seth has some of his own.

    Old Marketing
    As soon as commerce started online, many non-profits discovered lots of income from their websites. This was mistakenly chalked up to brilliant conversion and smart marketing. In fact, it was just technologically advanced donors using a more convenient method to send in money they would have sent in anyway.

    New Marketing
    The internet allows some organizations to embrace long-distance involvement. It lets charities flip the funnel, not through some simple hand waving, but by reorganizing around the idea of engagement online. It means opening yourself up to volunteers, encouraging them to network, to connect with each other, and yes, even to mutiny. It means giving every one of your professionals a blog and the freedom to use it. It means mixing it up with volunteers, so they have something truly at stake. This is understandably scary for many non-profits, but I'm not so sure you have a choice.

    It was Seth Godin who got me thinking in terms of working as an independent change-agent rather than an agent of a governmental organization. Now with that and the ever increasing blurring of distinction between social and private entrepreneurialism, I am going to have to re-think my tags for this weblog.

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    Even In A Digital World It Takes Real Heart To Make Change

    This post links and quotes from two stories that appeared in the Los Angeles Times. The rationale behind combining these two stories into one post is to express the view again that despite all of the interconnection made available by the web 2.0 technological revolution it still takes the dedication of individuals to make a difference.

    The ability to inspire is a far greater power than the ability to merely communicate data. There have been a number of posts on Myanmar or Burma to use the original prior to the renaming by the military dictatorship. Those previous posts convey both wavering optimism and skeptical concern regarding the impact of the Internet on global issues of this type. These days, in regards to the power of the Internet, I am leaning more to the optimistic but without moral leadership such as that of Nyanissara those hopes could be hollow.

    A digitally enhanced Myanmar opposition - Los Angeles Times

    • There seemed little chance of getting organized until more than 2,000 protesters, arrested and jammed into crowded jail cells, met one another and overcame their distrust. Now, most of them are on the streets again, carefully building a network for what they call a new revolution.

      Their digital tools are e-mail and text messages, which are more powerful than a megaphone, and cellphone cameras that are so common that thousands of people are potential journalists.

      Monk's words stir the spirit of Myanmar's resistance - Los Angeles Times

      * The stern-faced Nyanissara, a 70-year-old monk in owlish glasses and a maroon robe, is able to stare down generals with chests full of medals by stepping carefully through the minefield that makes free speech lethal here.

      Shielding himself with allegory, he crisscrosses the country giving lectures that draw on history and legend to remind people that rotten regimes have fallen before. As the generals try to crush the last remnants of resistance, he is cautiously keeping the fire alive.

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    A Hopeful Idea Hopelessly Mired?

    One of the ongoing stories in the web 2.0 world that this weblog has kept an eye on is Nicholas Negroponte's One Laptop per Child program. Most of that though has been outside the main parameters of this weblog. The Fast Company article One Laptop Per Child: Failure is not an Option is listed under Paradigm Pathways Web 2.0 Pathways. All About Yves - Fuseproject - One LapTop per Child - Masters of a Design can be found under the tagging system. Back in October of last year Cognitive Daily had the following post Is the "$100 laptop" headed for a flop? by Dave Munger which had a response from me.

    Now OLPC is back in the news.

    Intel Breaks Up with OLPC | Epicenter from

    After close to a year of trading insults Intel finally joined Nicholas Negroponte's One Laptop Per Child Initiative last July. The move came as a surprise to many, not only because of the bad blood between the chipmaker and the nonprofit, but also because Intel was, and is, working on a similar project called The World Ahead. Yet with Intel officially joining the OLPC board and offering to supply CPUs for the next iteration of the nonprofit's low-cost laptops, it appeared the beef between the two parties over who was going to save the world with low-cost, easily deployed computers seemed to be over.

    More from the New York Times TECHNOLOGY | January 5, 2008
    Intel Quits Effort to Get Computers to Children
    Intel and the One Laptop Per Child group had a rocky relationship from the start in their short-lived effort to get inexpensive laptops into the hands of the world's poorest children.

    No Child Left Offline - Nicholas Negroponte - OLPC - Intel
    The Fast Interview: MIT Professor Nicholas Negroponte on Intel's "dishonesty" and the long, tough road to the $100 laptop.

    One of three looks at the One Laptop Per Child program. This program has had an up and down track record since its inception. . Yet the 'optimism' of the social-entrepreneur set never seems to diminish. Is it realistic? More importantly if it is not and this program is hitting a dead-end, what went wrong? Is there anything actually wrong or is it that in today's instant gratification media not having a quickly completed success is seen as the same thing as a failure?

    I am providing additional websites for background information in an online MyStuff folder OLPC.

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    Tuesday, January 22, 2008

    Troubadour Troubles - Economic, Legal, Moral? You Pick

    The industry most mentioned throughout the Fair Use/Copyrights debate is the music industry. This is not a black and white issue and we lose something of value if we go to extremes in either direction. However, I do believe that the world is changing and we have to choose to fall behind or find new pathways.

    Below are excerpts from those whom I believe have correctly identified that direction. What is provided here are only web-bites and for a deeper understanding the original posts should be read. The challenge and advice to those musicians wishing to avoid the 'starving' appellation is raised by Brand Autopsy.

    via Brand Autopsy by johnmoore (from Brand Autopsy) on 1/19/08


    Mega-selling recording artist Natalie Merchant doesn't have a recording contract with a major label these days. The digital download era has rendered many top-selling artists, like Ms. Merchant, unattractive and irrelevant as it relates major labels releasing newly recorded CDs.

    Writing in the New York Times
    , John Pareles tells us, "Ms. Merchant is back to the age-old economic model of the troubadour. People who want to hear her latest songs will have to see her perform them."

    Wired Magazine gets additional advise for Ms. Merchant and other twenty-first century troubadours from David Byrne.

    David Byrne's Survival Strategies for Emerging Artists — and Megastars

    What is called the music business today, however, is not the business of producing music. At some point it became the business of selling CDs in plastic cases, and that business will soon be over. But that's not bad news for music, and it's certainly not bad news for musicians. Indeed, with all the ways to reach an audience, there have never been more opportunities for artists.

    The best advice though on helping modern musicians survive in the post-modern world of new marketing comes from -

    Music lessons via Seth's Blog by Seth Godin on 1/7/08

    Things you can learn from the music business (as it falls apart)The first rule is so important, it’s rule 0

    • 0. The new thing is never as good as the old thing, at least right now.
      • 1. Past performance is no guarantee of future success
        The music business had a spectacular run alongside the baby boomers. As a result, the music business built huge systems. It was a well-greased system, but the key question: why did it deserve to last forever? It didn’t. Yours doesn’t either.
        2. Copy protection in a digital age is a pipe dream
        There’s a paradox in the music business that is mirrored in many industries: you want ubiquity, not obscurity, yet digital distribution devalues your core product.
        3. Interactivity can’t be copied
        Music is social. Music is current and everchanging. And most of all, music requires musicians. The winners in the music business of tomorrow are individuals and organizations that create communities, connect people, spread ideas and act as the hub of the wheel... indispensable and well-compensated.
        4. Permission is the asset of the future
        Today, of course, permission is an asset to be earned. The ability (not the right, but the privilege) of delivering anticipated, personal and relevant messages to people who want to get them.
        5. A frightened consumer is not a happy consumer.
        I shouldn’t have to say this, but here goes: suing people is like going to war.
        6. This is a big one: The best time to change your business model is while you still have momentum.
        The sooner you do it, the more assets and momentum you have to put to work.
        7. Remember the Bob Dylan rule: it’s not just a record, it’s a movement.
        He understands at some level that music is often the soundtrack for something else.
        8. Don’t panic when the new business model isn’t as ‘clean’ as the old one.
        If there’s a business here, first few in will find it, the rest lose everything.
        9. Read the writing on the wall.
        Industries don’t die by surprise. It’s not like you didn’t know it was coming. It's not like you didn't know who to call (or hire).
        10. Don’t abandon the Long Tail
        Instead, in an age when it’s cheaper than ever to design something, to make something, to bring something to market, the smart strategy is to have a dumb strategy. Keep your costs low and go with your instincts, even when everyone says you’re wrong. Do a great job, not a perfect one. Bring things to market, the right market, and let them find their audience.
        11. Understand the power of digital
        You may believe that your business doesn’t lend itself to digital transactions. Many do. If you’ve got a business that doesn’t thrive on digital, it might not grow as fast as you like... Maybe you need to find a business that does thrive on digital.
        12. Celebrity is underrated
        The music business has always created celebrities. And each celebrity has profited for decades from that fame. Frank Sinatra is dead and he's still profiting. Elvis is still alive and he's certainly still profiting.
        13. Value is created when you go from many to few, and vice versa
        The music business has thousands of labels and tens of thousands of copyright holders. It's a mess. And there's just one iTunes music store. Consolidation pays.
        14. Whenever possible, sell subscriptions
        The biggest opportunity for the music business is to combine permission with subscription. The possibilities are endless. And I know it's hard to believe, but the good old days are yet to happen.

    The above are again only web-bites (web-bytes?) of Seth's post that I found particularly insightful, even more insight at the original post.

    As far as my understanding of the issues issues of fair use, copyrights and artistic content go:

    • If it is your material, then it is an economic issue.
    • If it is somebody else's material, then it is also a legal issue
    • If it is the RIAA's claimed material, then it is also a moral issue.
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    Things Have Shifted A Tad

    I wrote some time ago about redoing the online folder for design sites Redesigning Designing For New Paradigms , which I hoped that somebody would find useful

    Though I risk sounding like a broken record, a primary goal of this website is to collect and disseminate weblinks that I find interesting. The online folders were one experimental form of distribution.

    From Sunday, December 23 – Monday, January 21 there have been 59 clicks to the Designing New Paradigms online folder.

    The MyStuff Design folder from BrianDRPM via a Design tag moved to second position under FeedBurner for overall popularity.

    Item Overall Popularity

    WHO | What are the key health dangers for children 4 128
    MyStuff - Design from BrianDRPM [] 1 59
    Listing all ideas - Ideablob… 4 55

    What surprised me even more was the overall increase in clicks to the websites that this weblog features over the last three days. I am not sure if this was a natural statistical progression or did something just 'click'?

    Saturday, January 19, 2008 total clicks for all websites = 33
    Sunday, January 20, 2008 total clicks for all websites = 148
    Monday, January 21, 2008 total clicks for all websites = 442

    From Ideablob's Debut Newsletter: November's Winners Share Secrets to $10,000

    As this weblog has blogged about Ideablob in the past and a number of visitors have shown interest it seems to be of benefit to provide the information that was received by e-mail this morning. Of course, if one signs up with Ideablob, the e-mails and other resources will go straight to the interested party.

    That is probably a good idea since my personal interest is more on how this works as a web 2.0 enterprise and entrepreneurship tool rather than any interest in actually starting a business at this point in my life.

    Ideablob's Debut Newsletter:
    November's Winner Shares Secrets to $10,000

    Greetings Blobbers!

    Thank you for participating in the ideablob.comSM community, the place where small business owners and entrepreneurs are sharing, growing and voting on business ideas. Whether you submitted an idea, voted, gave advice or just browsed, we're glad you blobbed! So many talented entrepreneurs and business people are sharing ideas in an open forum, and just as we hoped, blobbers are freely providing valuable advice and support.

    Ideablob is an idea, too, and thanks to your participation, we're learning and growing. Recently we announced another $10,000 prizewinner. We just launched ideablob University ( ), a collaborative project with academic entrepreneurial programs across the country. And we added new features to make the site better and easier to use.

    December's winner dances with

    This week, ideablob spent some time in New York and watched a great performance of the Misnomer Dance Theater. Then again, the organization's artistic director and choreographer, Chris Elam, is the winner of's prize for December.

    With the $10,000, he wants to build an online platform for performing artists. Some of the features will include real-time video streaming of rehearsals, instant messaging with performers, and tools to help raise money (such as through online advertising).

    "One of my dancers found out about ideablob and forwarded it to me," said Elam. "She thought it would be a great way to build awareness about our efforts within the dance company while gaining financial support."

    Elam was also quite effective in promoting his idea on his own blog, with creative uses of YouTube videos. Check it out at

    November's Winner

    In early December, Marci Bossow Schankweiler of North Wales, PA was named November's monthly contest winner for the best business idea, as voted on by you, the ideablob community. Marci is the first Advanta BusinessCard customer to win the monthly contest, and as a result, she is eligible to receive 1,000,000 rewards points on her Advanta BusinessCard (or the cash equivalent) in addition to the $10,000 monthly contest prize.

    Marci is President and founder of Crossing the Finish Line, a Blue Bell, PA-based non-profit organization that provides excursions for young adult cancer patients and their families. She founded CFL after her first husband passed away from cancer at the age of 30, and plans to use the prize money to help fund a home for cancer patients near Orlando, FL.

    Marci's secrets for getting $10k

    How did Marci Schankweiler snag November's grand prize? True, she had a great idea. But she also had a strong marketing plan, backed with some teamwork.

    Here's how she pulled it off:

    • - She encouraged some of her tech savvy friends to create groups on Facebook. There were also personal email campaigns on®.
    • - Marci's organization, Crossing the Finish Line, has its own e-mail newsletter. So yes, she had a get-out-the-vote email blast.
    • - On the final day of the contest, Marci rallied her organization's staff, volunteers and board members to send out emails as well as make phone calls. As Marci stated, "E-mail is great but I believe in the need to connect with people on a more personal and direct level. A phone call is more likely to rally a person than a mass e-mail is. There's nothing like a good conversation to get people engaged!"

    ideablob UniversitySM:

    On January 9th, at the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference, we launched ideablob University, a collaborative effort between and several university entrepreneurial programs across the country. Ideablob University serves as an experiential learning tool that will allow professors and students to view the activity of their classmates via a private classroom. Ideas, comments and feedback will live in the universe and eligible students may compete for the $10,000 prize.

    Site Enhancements: is a work in progress. Here are some of the enhancements we've made or are planning to make very soon.


    We think making it easier to give and receive advice is crucial for the success of the community.
    So, our plans to improve the Advice section include the following:

    • - Make a better, more clear distinction between advice and comments.
    • - Identify and recognize those community members who stand out as top advisors.

    Submitting ideas

    When submitting ideas on the home page, you can now categorize them as being for an existing business, a startup, a nonprofit organization or an invention.


    We've added a more prominent feedback button on the homepage to gather user feedback and recommendations. We're constantly fixing bugs and always invite you to let us know if you find problems. We're also making the site more secure to better protect the fairness of the contest.


    We added a timer that counts down to the end of the contest to help build a little excitement and a greater sense of urgency.

    Many thanks for your continued interest and support. Happy blobbing!

    The ideablob team

    Contest began on 9/24/07 at 12:00:00 am CT and ends on 3/31/08 at 11:59:59 pm CT. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states and D.C. who are of the legal age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. To be eligible for the rewards points portion of the prize, you must have an Advanta BusinessCard Account in good standing. All awarded points are subject to the Advanta Business Rewards Program Rules. Residents of AZ, MD, NJ, ND, TN and VT are not eligible for rewards points portion of the prize. Click here for complete Official Rules. Sponsor: Advanta Bank Corp, PO Box 30715, Salt Lake City, UT 84130-0715.

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    Monday, January 21, 2008

    The Chance To Move Forward

    The Chance to Move Forward From NPR This I Believe Listen Now [5 min 12 sec]
    by Maria Mayo Robbins

    As a student of religion, I read and write about people and texts that desperately seek cosmic order in a world of chaos. Coincidence threatens the divine order of creation and must be explained. For myself, I believe that chance creates order in the world. We can't choreograph life events, but we can clasp the hands of those who appear in our paths and see where they lead us. So many chance encounters have moved me forward, offering me direction and a sense of purpose — if I was willing to follow.

    Predicting New Paradigm Pathways In Science

    from Science: BREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR: Areas to Watch What the future should hold.

    For science geeks of all levels of intensity this article from Science Magazine is like a candy store. Anybody who by chance stops by this post should go to the original article provided above. Below are the samplings of resources available on these various subjects.

    See Web links on the LHC

    See Web links on miRNA

    See Web links on synthetic biology

    See Web links on paleogenomics

    See Web links on multiferroics

    See Web links on the microbiome

    See Web links on neural circuits

    Science Score Card

    From Science: BREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR: How'd We Do? Score Card on predictions

    In addition to its number one breakthrough of the year and the remainder of its top 10 list of scientific discoveries, Science Magazine also took a look back to see how it did in predicting which areas of science would be important.

    The full article link is above, the links below connect to additional sites of interest.

    Rating the predictions we made last year in "Areas to Watch"

    World-weary? Hardly.

    See Web links on planets and exoplanets

    Skulls and bones.

    See Web links on hominid fossils

    Loads of new primate genes.

    See Web links on primate genomes

    A climate of change?

    See Web links on climate change policy

    Whole-genome association studies.

    See Web links on whole-genome association studies

    Light crystals.

    See Web links on optical lattices